Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Said with a Caribbean accent. Okay, so this week is conference week, and I know there are a whole lotta writers out there stressing big time. Many for different reasons, but a lot of you for the same reason: The stress of being on. For some that means pretending. My advice? Be yourself. Relax. Have fun. Yes, yes we are all on to a certain extent, but when you’re on make it a super-sized version of your personality, not someone you aren’t. That comes across as stiff, false, and well, not genuine. And we ladies can smell a fake a… Read more »

National is Next Week!

And I am soooo glad it’s local. I have a ton of crap to lug over there. As the chapter president for the San Francisco Area RWA I have been invited to speak to several groups, which I love to do, but what has me extra special excited about this conference (aside from all of the parties, meetings with my agent and editor, catching up with GF’s I only see once a year) is our chapter wrote a book! Writing Romance, the Ultimate Guide on Craft, Creation and Industry Connections! And we’re hawking it big time at Moonlight Madness! The… Read more »

It’s Just Business Tuesday!

Ain’t! No on has sent me industry questions to answer. C’mon, ask and yee shall receive!! Karin@KarinTabke.com Don’t be shy! Now, for those of you coming to my neck of the woods for National next week, check out Candice Hern’s San Fran tips! Awesome info!! K*… Read more »

Happy Week Before National!

I’m really jazzed. Let’s see by a show of hands who’s going? Are you getting excited? How many of you are going for the first time? Are you nervous? Why? Have any questions? Ask here, and if I can’t answer them someone will be able to. So on the writing front, I thought I’d wait until after National to begin the next Master book, but alas, a scene took hold of me and I started today, and it feels great! I am having some difficulty though in locating some info I could really use, so I’m going to throw it… Read more »
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